Is there a driving passion in you to do something special? Do you have a Big Dream that hasn’t come true yet? Or are you doing your dream? No matter where you are in your journey, discovering your passion and following your dream may not be easy, but it is the only way to truly live.
Sharonne Navas knows this. She has experienced profound personal transformation from the inside out as a result of following and living her dream.
In his book Put Your Dream to the Test, John C. Maxwell says,
A dream is an aspiring picture of the future that energizes your mind, will and emotions, empowering you to do everything you can to achieve it.”
Diverse Community Connectors (DCC) exists to inspire you to keep pursuing your dreams by introducing you to passionate leaders in Washington State who work hard to harness the power of diversity and change the world!
As DCC has chronicled the journeys of these world changers, we’ve noticed some common principles that are present in each of their motivating stories. Based on our observations, we have created a process that we hope resonates with you, and helps you in your mission to change the world.
Camron Parker and Kevin Henry, members of Bellevue’s Cross-Departmental Diversity Team
Today’s cities are faced with a landscape never seen before.
- A new, post-Great Recession economic reality
- Technology that is changing at a furious pace
- The most diverse population in our history
- A major generational power shift
- A political climate that is polarized and gridlocked
It’s a time of opportunity for municipal leaders who can act strategically, with vision and boldness. – National League of Cities
Bellevue City Government is comprised of sage leaders. The City Council’s 2014 vision statement says it all.
“Bellevue welcomes the world. Our diversity is our strength.”
Do you know Linda? If your passion is about positively impacting the world by helping children and their families live better, you should.
Meet Linda Pauley. She is a highly action-oriented U.S. Department of Education Leader whose critical work is focused on building the capacity of every Washington family to support their children’s education and improve their lives, their schools, the community, our state and the world.
I know you’ll want to support her by collaborating on another avenue to improve student achievement that she is leading, or by referring the right members of your network to participate. Either way, please don’t miss this amazing opportunity!